Mandy Hicks Crawford 40, of Owensboro, Kentucky, formerly of Sacramento gained her angel wings and went home to be with the Lord on Monday, November 8, 2021 at Norton Hospital in Louisville. Amanda Rae Hicks was born October 15, 1981 in Owensboro, Kentucky to Russell Steven and Dinky Lockard Hicks, was married to Damon Stewart Crawford December 28, 2011 and was better known as “Mandy” to both her family and friends. Mandy was the owner of Mandy Crawford Family Practice in Owensboro and a member of the Baptist Faith. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from the University of Kentucky. While at UK she served as President of Undergraduate Nursing Advisory and Activities Council, was Nursing Class President, was a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, a member of Golden Key Honor Society, and a member of Phi Sigma Theta National Honor Society. Mandy then received her Masters in Nursing from Murray State University. While at Murray State, she served on the Graduate Student Leadership Council and the Student Affairs Committee. Mandy was a member of Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Midwives, a member of American Nephrology Nurses Association, a member of Diabetes Interest Group Steering Committee and a member of Cardiovascular Interest Group Steering Committee. Mandy was a high-energy nurse practitioner with a vast medical knowledge and her medical licensure included being an Advanced Practicing Registered Nurse, State of Kentucky, an ANCC Certification, Family Nurse Practitioner, a Kentucky State DEA License, a State of Kentucky Registered Nurse, and a State of Indiana Registered Nurse.
Survivors include her husband of 9 years, Damon Crawford; her parents, Russell and Dinky Hicks of Sacramento; two sisters, Julie Hicks of Sacramento and Sarah Hicks Hawkins (Tom) of Utica; a nephew, Sam Bennett of Rumsey; several aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday at Muster Funeral Homes, Calhoun Chapel with the Rev. Mike Rust officiating. Burial will be in the Sacramento Baptist Cemetery in Sacramento. Friends may visit with Mandy’s family from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Friday and from 9:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. Saturday at Musters in Calhoun.
Mandy’s services will be streamed live on www.musterfuneralhomes.com at 11:00 A.M. Saturday.
The Mandy Hicks Crawford family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to National Pancreas Foundation; 3 Bethesda Metro Center; Suite 700; Bethesda, Maryland 20814. Memorial contribution envelopes will be available at Musters in Calhoun.
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